ewwww highpoint+promise fasttrak=softwareraid :/ i wouldnt recommend that
(except if you are looking for a extremely cheap solution) you can look for
an adaptec ata-raid controller as well but as i said REAL raid-controllers
are expensive :)
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Gesendet: Freitag, 9. Juli 2004 04:12
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Betreff: Re: need a good 32-bit ata/100 raid
Am Freitag, 9. Juli 2004 00:07 schrieb Brad Tarver:
> are there any good 32-bit ata/100 raid cards for Freebsd 5.2.1? that are
> natively supported? I only need raid1 capability.
The 3 ware controllers are excellent but a bit expensive. In the low cost
there is a something like a DC-100 (HPT372 Chipset) which I can recommend,
since HighPoint offers drivers for FreeBSD (haven't tested 5.2.1, only
Never touch a sil0680, atarid support for thet controller (like for the
HPT372) is completely broken in -current and never really worked before (you
can use your disks but in case of a faulure you can't rebuild the array).
The only cards which work flawlessly with the internal ataraid driver are
promise cars, I'd go for a FastTrak TX2 100 if mone plays the biggest role.
This all applies to pATA, I've never tried any sATA!
(the one who recently had very painful experiences with cheap RAID
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